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What does it mean when your face is swollen and your teeth hurt ?

What does it mean when your face is swollen and your teeth hurt ?

Could be sinus: Could be acute sinusitis. However the cause depends on the rest of the history and exam. For ex: if one had a recent trauma, those symptoms could be due to a facial injury. Best to see your doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Nishan Odabashian
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Facial Swelling (Definition)

Facial swelling is a clinical finding in which the skin or muscles around the face retains ...Read more


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My tooth hurts and face is swollen. What should I do?

My tooth hurts and face is swollen. What should I do?

ER/Dentist: See a dentist immediately. Dental infections can be life threatening and fatal if left untreated. If dentist is unavailable got to the er. ...Read more

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tooth pulled 1 day ago. still hurts really bad and my face is swollen.My tooth came out in 5 different pieces& got stiched how long will it hurt for?

Facial Swelling: Swelling peaks during the first 48 hours and then typically gradually resolves. Facial swelling can occur in the region of the extraction. When to be concerned: airway issues, difficulty in swallowing, swelling that persists or that is uncharacteristically large. When in doubt have your surgeon take a look. ...Read more

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Got a bump at the back of my mouth by my teeth and it is quite sore, my face is swollen and it's causing earache and a temperature what could it be?

Got a bump at the back of my mouth by my teeth and it is quite sore, my face is swollen and it's causing earache and a temperature what could it be?

Contact DDS: See your dentist for a clinical and radiographic examination, variables include third molar involvement, caries or periodontal disease. See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if i had my bottom wisdom teeth cut out on friday morning and now the right sode of my face is swollen?

What to do if i had my bottom wisdom teeth cut out on friday morning and now the right sode of my face is swollen?

Wisdom teeth removal: If you are having swelling, i would suggest you return to the surgeon or dentist that removed the teeth. You may need to be put on an antibiotic or have the area cleaned and irrigated. ...Read more

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I have 2 abscessed teeth&my right side of my face is swollen up bad and my gums have black knots above them. Is that normal with abscess?

I have 2 abscessed teeth&my right side of my face is swollen up bad and my gums have black knots above them. Is that normal with abscess?

See Dentist: You have severe infection that requires immediate rx. "black knots" may or may not be associated w the infected teeth. See dentist immediately. ...Read more

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The left side of my face is swollen. I don't have any pain nor do I have an abscess. I do however still have my wisdom teeth. What do you think?

The left side of my face is swollen. I don't have any pain nor do I have an abscess. I do however still have my wisdom teeth. What do you think?

See oral surgeon: You should see an oral surgeon now. They will take a panoramic x-ray to see beyond the tooth area. Although you may not feel any symptoms, things are not normal. Facial swelling can be very serious and can worsen very fast. Your problem could be any number of things from parotid gland swelling to wisdom tooth infection to an as yet to be diagnosed tumor. Go now. ...Read more

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My daughter is 11 years old she has a bump next to her growing baby teeth her face is swollen she's going to camp for 3 weeks tommorow help ? Please

My daughter is 11 years old she has a bump next to her growing baby teeth her face is swollen she's going to camp for 3 weeks tommorow help ? Please

Call your physician: You need to see your physician. I would call this evening maybe they can see you first thing in the morning. You can't center to camp like this. They won't let her go to camp like this. ...Read more

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Hi, I recently had all 4 wisdom teeth removed on Friday night. My face is swollen. My stitch came out and in the slit in my gum I see grey.What is it?

Hi, I recently had all 4 wisdom teeth removed on Friday night. My face is swollen. My stitch came out and in the slit in my gum I see grey.What is it?

Likely normal tissue: What you may be seeing is raw tissue; most likely it will heal without a problem as long as you follow your doctor's instruction for oral care. Keep your follow up appointment and call your doctor if you become concerned about infection--this may be indicated by increased pain, foul taste or odor in mouth ...Read more

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